Vegetables that are primarily the roots of the plant (Root Vegetables) are very Di nutritious and it is well known that if we include them in our meals, we are making a smart investment to our health.
You’ll be familiar with some already, such as Onions, Potatoes, Carrots etc.
However, there are many other types that you may not know the benefits of, or there Di nutritional value.
Here are the 5 Root Vegetables to add to your plate right away.
Onions are a very popular root Vegetable which serves as a staple in many different cuisines across the world.
They are high in Vitamin C, Antioxidants and fibre.
What are Antioxidants? For those not aware, they are the compounds that help protect your cells against Oxidative damage and prevent diseases.
People that have diabetes can reduce their blood sugar levels quite significantly if they consume 100 grams of raw onions per day.
Many studies show that the risk of common types of Cancer is reduced for people who eat a higher volume of Onions.
Lastly Onions work well in a variety of dishes and can be easily added to Rice, Soups, Pasta and much, much more!
Sweet potatoes are very delicious root Vegetables that are highly Di nutritious and packed with health benefits.
They’re high in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, fibre & many Antioxidants.
Sweet Potato improves blood sugar control in people with Diabetes also.
Due to its Vitamin A content, it improves immune function, protects against vision loss and aids skin health.
Now, Sweet Potatoes can be boiled, Roasted, Baked or sautéed.. and enjoyed all on their own or as a side dish. It’s one food that’s easy and delicious to add, and you should add regularly.
This flowering plant is produce mostly in China & India.
Ginger is loaded with Antioxidants, and it even helps pregnant women reduce nausea and morning sickness (Click Here)
It also decreases Inflammation & pain and Ginger makes a fine addition to Soups and Stews and can bring that zing to just about anything.
The Turnip is another root Vegetable and it has been cultivated for many years.
Turnips are a great source of Vitamin C, fibre, Manganese & Potassium.
Some research show that Turnips have been linked with lowering the risk of Stomach, Breast & Lung Cancer.
Known for its flavor, Fennel is a flowering plant that is closely related to the Carrot family.
Fennel is packed with Potassium, Manganese & fibre.
Fennel can be enjoyed fresh, Sautéed & Roasted as well as mixed into Salads and Soups.
I really enjoyed sharing this with you guys. Please do let me know though…
Which Of The 5 Root Vegetables Will You Be Eating First?
What Other Root Vegetables Do You Eat That Didn’t Make The List?
What Did You Make Of All Of This?
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